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Wireless does not work after restart; Works, but unstable after shutdown

Post by akr5 » Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:30 pm


HP Pavilion laptop with onboard wireless chipset.

1. Wireless does not work after system restart
2. Wireless works but only for a short time after system is shutdown and rebooted

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uname --all
Linux kal-mint 4.10.0-42-generic #46~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Mon Dec 4 15:57:59 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

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inxi -Fxz
System:    Host: kal-mint Kernel: 4.10.0-42-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0)
           Desktop: Cinnamon 3.6.7 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3)
           Distro: Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia
Machine:   System: Hewlett-Packard product: HP 15 Notebook PC v: 0977100000405F00000610180
           Mobo: Hewlett-Packard model: 2212 v: 86.49
           Bios: Insyde v: F.36 date: 12/18/2014
CPU:       Dual core Intel Core i5-4210U (-HT-MCP-) cache: 3072 KB
           flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 9578
           clock speeds: max: 2700 MHz 1: 799 MHz 2: 799 MHz 3: 799 MHz
           4: 799 MHz
Graphics:  Card-1: Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller
           bus-ID: 00:02.0
           Card-2: NVIDIA GF117M [GeForce 610M/710M/810M/820M / GT 620M/625M/630M/720M]
           bus-ID: 09:00.0
           Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa) FAILED: nouveau
           Resolution: 1366x768@59.99hz
           GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Haswell Mobile
           GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 17.0.7 Direct Rendering: Yes
Audio:     Card-1 Intel 8 Series HD Audio Controller
           driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0
           Card-2 Intel Haswell-ULT HD Audio Controller
           driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:03.0
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.10.0-42-generic
Network:   Card-1: Realtek RTL8101/2/6E PCI Express Fast/Gigabit Ethernet controller
           driver: r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI port: 4000 bus-ID: 08:00.0
           IF: enp8s0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
           Card-2: Ralink RT3290 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe
           driver: rt2800pci v: 2.3.0 bus-ID: 0a:00.0
           IF: wlo1 state: up mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 1000.2GB (1.9% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: ST1000LM024_HN size: 1000.2GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 74G used: 2.5G (4%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda2
           ID-2: /usr size: 92G used: 5.3G (7%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda4
           ID-3: /home size: 653G used: 3.0G (1%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda6
           ID-4: swap-1 size: 8.00GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda3
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 42.0C mobo: 42.0C
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info:      Processes: 208 Uptime: 45 min Memory: 1813.3/3881.3MB
           Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 5.4.0
           Client: Shell (bash 4.3.481) inxi: 2.2.35

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enp8s0    no wireless extensions.

lo        no wireless extensions.

wlo1      IEEE 802.11  ESSID:"Akr"  
          Mode:Managed  Frequency:2.412 GHz  Access Point: 04:4E:5A:93:EA:FB   
          Bit Rate=39 Mb/s   Tx-Power=30 dBm   
          Retry short limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
          Power Management:off
          Link Quality=70/70  Signal level=-39 dBm  
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:100  Invalid misc:112   Missed beacon:0

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rfkill list all
0: phy0: Wireless LAN
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: no

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Re: Wireless does not work after restart; Works, but unstable after shutdown

Post by CrestedCracker » Mon Jan 01, 2018 8:29 pm

Hi there

I 'had' the exact wifi card as you and it was giving me the exact same issues, my fix was buying another one which was Intel. It's been perfect ever since.

I tried updates, drivers, kernels... with no luck.

I know it's a pain but a new card will be the fix.

Here is my new card.

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Network:   Card-1: Intel Wireless 7260 driver: iwlwifi bus-ID: 03:00.0
           IF: wlp3s0 state: up mac: <filter>
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